Infection Prevention Practitioner in Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Infection Prevention Practitioner

Henrico Doctors' Hospital Forest
Richmond, VA, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only
Registered Nurse   Job ID: 358943
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Introduction

Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At Henrico Doctors' Hospital Forest our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Infection Prevention Practitioner to join our healthcare family.

Benefits

Henrico Doctors' Hospital Forest, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

At Henrico Doctors' Hospital Forest, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse’s path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life – for life – and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our Infection Prevention Practitioner opportunity.

Job Summary and Qualifications

As an Infection Prevention Practitioner, you will coordinate the Infection Prevention Program while developing, implementing and maintaining a reporting system for hospital associated infections/communicable diseases. You will also maintain communication with hospital staff regarding detection and surveillance of possible hazardous situations, serve as resource person to hospital staff in the area of Infection Control and establish and implement in-service and continuing educational programs concerning infection control procedures.

  • Your primary function in this role will be to assist all department managers in developing, implementing and updating the infection control standards for their departments
  • You must also actively participate in the planning and implementation of emergency preparedness
  • You will maintain/expand computer skills to enhance program analysis and documentation

What qualifications you will need:

  • Required: must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Required: 3+ years hospital nursing or infection prevention experience, basic PC skills in a Windows operating environment with a working knowledge of Infection Prevention database software
  • Required: Registered Nurse, Medical Technologist, or Public Health degree. Completion of certification in Infection Prevention and Control must be obtained within 3 years of beginning role
  • Preferred: certification in Infection Control. Completion of a basic Infection Control course offered through a teaching hospital (minimum 40 hours) or the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc

    This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

    Henrico Doctors’ Hospital has provided quality healthcare services to the Richmond community since 1974. We give patient's access to trained physicians and advanced technology. Our 340-bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities. The hospital offers a full range of healthcare services, with specialties in trauma, cardiovascular and neurological care, women’s health, oncology, and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We are a national trendsetter in kidney transplants through the Virginia Transplant Center. As part of the Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery, we drive the state in minimally invasive procedures with da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries.

    We are proud to be the recipient of several national awards. The awards include Top 100 Hospital by Truven Health Analytics®, 100 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiology Services and Treatment of Stroke, and Healthgrades Stroke Care Excellence Award. We have many other Five-Star clinical achievements recognizing our heart, stroke, and critical care programs.

    At Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

    HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

    "The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

    Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Infection Prevention Practitioner opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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    Registered Nurse
    Henrico Doctors' Hospital Forest
    Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only

    COVID-19 Vaccination

    In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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